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Gary Lord’s Award Winning Finishes & Restoration Hardware – TWO DAY CLASS

June 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 12, 2018


Over the course of two days, you will learn the the secrets behind some of Gary’s most renowned Award Winning Finishes.  These finishes are considered some of the most popular in today’s design market.  

The class will focus on understanding many of the new products in today’s decorative painting field like Galaxy Stone, Luna, NuVilla, Old World Mineral, LusterStone, Foils, Leaf and Glitter. Gary will also showcase a variety of specialty tools that create wonderful textures quickly. The class will also focus on perfecting age old troweling techniques, embedded and raised designs, all the while being geared to high quality at a production pace. This class is a great value to help professional decorative artists to build their design and product knowledge to help enhance their market value.

Additionally, you will learn how to create the look of verdigris corrugated metal, bronze metal with strapping, re-claimed wood, concrete, rusted steel girders and distressed wood. All of these finishes are being utilized today in a wide variety of decors on range hoods, soffits, walls, ceilings, furniture, cabinetry and trim molding. This class is a great value when you consider it would cost over $500 just to buy the materials to make these samples. You will use real metals that oxidize, wood graining tools, Marmorino, LusterStone, Luna, NuVilla, Stain and Seal, Glazing mediums, Metallic Foils, and speciality tools products and designer rollers.

No matter what your skill level is this class has something to offer to you.  But perhaps the most important aspect is the knowledge that will be shared about Gary’s design making process. Gary’s award winning designs has helped his decorative painting contracting company win Best Decorative Painting Company in the nation nine different times.

All materials included.  Student will create 10-15 samples. Cost is $650.  Pay $325 deposit and final payment due 10 days before start of class.





June 11, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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3 people are attending Gary Lord’s Award Winning Finishes & Restoration Hardware – TWO DAY CLASS

  • Eileen Curry
  • Robyn Mulligan
  • Patricia Seaman